A Case Study on Hit Song Narrative Structure
In any hit, a strategically structured narrative is paramount to leading the listener through the song in a highly engaging, satisfying, and ultimately memorable manner.
This video case study will take you on a deep dive into Drivers License’s the narrative flow.
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Adjunct Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music
Grammy nominated songwriter w/20 million album sales
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